Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellion (Nigerian Scam)








NOTE: All of the following entries are parodies of what is known as the “Nigerian Scam” or “419 Fraud.” Please see our
Nigerian Scam page for more information.



MR NASA REQUEST FOR URGENT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP

FIRST, I MUST SOLICIT YOUR STRICTEST CONFIDENCE IN THIS TRANSACTION.
THIS IS BY VIRTUE OF ITS NATURE AS BEING UTTERLY CONFIDENTIAL AND ‘TOP
SECRET’. I AM SURE AND HAVE CONFIDENCE OF YOUR ABILITY AND RELIABILITY
TO PROSECUTE A TRANSACTION OF THIS GREAT MAGNITUDE INVOLVING A PENDING
TRANSACTION REQUIRING MAXIIMUM CONFIDENCE.

WE ARE TOP OFFICIAL OF THE MARTIAN RULING COUNCIL CONTRACT REVIEW PANEL
WHO ARE INTERESTED IN IMPORATION OF GOODS INTO OUR COUNTRY WITH FUNDS
WHICH ARE PRESENTLY TRAPPED IN THE ARGYRE BASIN. IN ORDER TO COMMENCE
THIS BUSINESS WE SOLICIT YOUR ASSISTANCE TO ENABLE US TRANSFER INTO YOUR
ACCOUNT THE SAID TRAPPED FUNDS.

THE SOURCE OF THIS FUND IS AS FOLLOWS; DURING THE LAST MILITARY REGIME
HERE IN MARS, WHERE WE SENT INVADERS TO EARTH DEFEATED BY SOME VIRUS,
THE MILITARY OFFICIALS SET UP COMPANIES AND AWARDED THEMSELVES CONTRACTS
WHICH WERE GROSSLY OVER-INVOICED IN VARIOUS MINISTRIES. THE PRESENT
CIVILIAN GOVERNMENT SET UP A CONTRACT REVIEW PANEL AND WE HAVE
IDENTIFIED A LOT OF INFLATED CONTRACT FUNDS WHICH ARE PRESENTLY FLOATING
IN THE MARS FIRST NATIONAL BANK READY FOR PAYMENT.

HOWEVER, BY VIRTUE OF OUR POSITION AS CIVIL MARTIANS AND MEMBERS OF THIS
PANEL, WE CANNOT ACQUIRE THIS MONEY IN OUR NAMES. I HAVE THEREFORE, BEEN
DELEGATED AS A MATTER OF TRUST BY MY COLLEAGUES OF THE PANEL TO LOOK FOR
AN OVERSEAS PARTNER INTO WHOSE ACCOUNT WE WOULD TRANSFER THE SUM OF
US$21,320,000.00(TWENTY ONE MILLION, THREE HUNDRED AND TWENTY THOUSAND
U.S DOLLARS). HENCE WE ARE WRITING YOU THIS LETTER. WE HAVE AGREED TO
SHARE THE MONEY THUS; 1. 20% FOR THE ACCOUNT OWNER 2. 70% FOR US (THE
OFFICIALS) 3. 10% TO BE USED IN SETTLING TAXATION AND ALL LOCAL AND
EXTRA PLANATERY EXPENSES. IT IS FROM THE 70% THAT WE WISH TO COMMENCE
THE IMPORTATION BUSINESS.

PLEASE,NOTE THAT THIS TRANSACTION IS 100% SAFE AND WE HOPE TO COMMENCE
THE TRANSFER LATEST SEVEN (7) BANKING DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE RECEIPT
OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BY MARS-TEL; 1-800-IDIOT, YOUR COMPANY’S
SIGNED, AND STAMPED LETTERHEAD PAPER THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL ENABLE
US WRITE LETTERS OF CLAIM AND JOB DESCRIPTION RESPECTIVELY. THIS WAY WE
WILL USE YOUR COMPANY’S NAME TO APPLY FOR PAYMENT AND RE-AWARD THE
CONTRACT IN YOUR COMPANY’S NAME.

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO DOING THIS BUSINESS WITH YOU AND SOLICIT YOUR
CONFIDENTIALITY IN THIS TRANSATION. PLEASE ACKNOWLEDGE THE RECEIPT OF
THIS LETTER USING THE ABOVE MARS COM NUMBER. I WILL SEND YOU DETAILED
INFORMATION OF THIS PENDING PROJECT WHEN I HAVE HEARD FROM YOU.

YOURS FAITHFULLY,

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NOTE; PLEASE QUOTE THIS REFERENCE NUMBER (MR/SCAM/09/99) IN ALL YOUR
RESPONSES

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